• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 248

    A DAMASCUS TILE PANEL

    OTTOMAN SYRIA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A DAMASCUS TILE PANEL
    OTTOMAN SYRIA, 17TH CENTURY
    Comprising three tiles, each of rectangular form with large cusped black medallions and loosely drawn floral arabesque under turquoise-blue glaze, the tiles intact, in wooden frame
    Panel 22¼ x 4 1/8in. (56.3 x 10.5cm.)


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    Five further examples are in the Hejtens Museum, Düsseldorf (Johanna Zick et. al.; Islamische Keramik, exhibition catalogue, Düsseldorf, 1973, no. 352 (part), pp.240-41). A panel of similar design was sold in these Rooms, 17 April 2004, lot 211

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    Provenance

    French private collection, since 1895